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    If you don't need the Billet bling. Europa do a...

    If you don't need the Billet bling.
    Europa do a more basic swing away hinge which can be used for doors, bonnets or boot....
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    As said nice looking car. Appears to be well...

    As said nice looking car.
    Appears to be well put together.
    BUT! that is not a Chevy engine.
    At 3.5l it has to be a Rover.
    There's plenty of other examples out there for sale that maybe better...
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    Sticky: Congratulations.

    Congratulations.
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    Assuming that you have an electric fuel pump not...

    Assuming that you have an electric fuel pump not an engine driven mechanical one?
    I would be surprised if you don't have one.
    It really depends on what harness you have?
    Dax supplied one, bespoke,...
  5. Thread: Guages

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    Call Jon at DigitalSpeedos.co.uk Tell him that...

    Call Jon at DigitalSpeedos.co.uk
    Tell him that Kev Davies sent you, he'll be able able to sort you out with a set of Smiths and senders.
    All at the best possible price....
  6. I use imgur.com to post images on here. Seems to...

    I use imgur.com to post images on here.
    Seems to work OK.
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    I spoke today with the nice man at DVSA about my...

    I spoke today with the nice man at DVSA about my forthcoming IVA.
    I think DVLA and the registration folks are are different branch.
  8. Thread: Thank you

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    Well done Anthony.

    Well done Anthony.
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    Your maths is correct I guess. But the corner...

    Your maths is correct I guess.
    But the corner weight is not what you need to be using.
    You need to subtract the unsprung weight for the calcs to work fully. (I think?)
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    If you are using the open length of the damper as...

    If you are using the open length of the damper as the method of setting your ride height then you will have no rebound in your suspension at all.
  11. Thread: MOT after IVA

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    You are correct that you don't need an MOT until...

    You are correct that you don't need an MOT until three years after registration age related or not.
    You will need to pay the current road fund licence for 12 months road tax.
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    Don't forget that it's not the dampers that set...

    Don't forget that it's not the dampers that set the ride height it's the spring length and rate. (assuming you have the correct length dampers)
    The more you wind the spring up the damper thread the...
  13. Thread: First run

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    Check for airlocks in your cooling system. As...

    Check for airlocks in your cooling system.
    As said is the radiator getting hot?
    Are you sure the thermostat is opening and indeed fitted the right way round?
    If your timing is retarded your...
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    I had a similar issue on one of my cars. (can't...

    I had a similar issue on one of my cars. (can't remember which one).
    To straighten up the shock I just added a spacer where necessary.
    If you don't do that you'll be putting a side load on all the...
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    Agreed changing the brake fluid first is the way...

    Agreed changing the brake fluid first is the way forward.
    I suspect in doing so you may discover that you can't bleed the system correctly, suggesting that you need to replace / repair the master...
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    I recommend vented.

    I recommend vented.
  17. Thread: Area Rep

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    It's OK Tone. Chris has already been in touch.

    It's OK Tone.
    Chris has already been in touch.
  18. Thread: Coincidence?

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    Also double check that your acoustafill hasn't...

    Also double check that your acoustafill hasn't somehow blocked the main exhaust tube as you repacked it.
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    Nice Job Ian. Carrol will be rolling in his...

    Nice Job Ian.
    Carrol will be rolling in his grave LOL!
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    Hi Sam, Glad to help out with the seats. ;-)

    Hi Sam,
    Glad to help out with the seats. ;-)
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    Do I gather that the exhaust manifolds that came...

    Do I gather that the exhaust manifolds that came with the car weren't suitable after all your mods?
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    Got mine too today. I wasn't expecting that yet.

    Got mine too today.
    I wasn't expecting that yet.
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    BigKev, if you have the earlier version of the...

    BigKev,
    if you have the earlier version of the Dax side pies they don't come apart without cutting and rewelding.
    I did mine many moons ago now.
    The original Dax baffle is 2" I replaced them with...
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    Plus one for the double sided tape.

    Plus one for the double sided tape.
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    Also if that wire wool isn't stainless it won't...

    Also if that wire wool isn't stainless it won't last long in there.
    The acids in the exhaust gases will soon turn it to dust.
    Acoustafil or similar would be my choice.
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